byVanStone, James W; Field Museum of Natural History
The ethnographic collections of the Field Museum of Natural History contain assemblages of artifacts collected among the Mesquakie (Fox) Indians of Tama, Iowa, by William Jones in 1907 and by Frederick Starr prior to 1905. The artifacts in these collections are described and illustrated. Since there has been no previous comprehensive study of Mesquakie material culture and for comparative purposes, information is included from descriptions in ethnographies of neighboring woodland tribes,... Topics: Fox Indians -- Material culture, Indians of North America -- Iowa Material culture, Indians of...